Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)

Director
Bud Yorkin

Main cast
Gene Wilder; Donald Sutherland; Hugh Griffith; Jack MacGowran; Billie Whitelaw

Genres
Comedy, History

Description
An account of the adventures of two sets of identical twins, badly scrambled at birth, on the eve of the French Revolution. One set is haughty and aristocratic, the other poor and somewhat dim. They find themselves involved in palace intrigues as history happens around them. Based, very loosely, on Dickens's "A Tale of Two Cities," Dumas's "The Corsican Brothers," etc.


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